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much. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> >> woodruff: next, how the american education system stacks up in global rankings and the questions surrounding that assessment. jeffrey brown has the story. >> brown: it's considered by many the world's most important exam. the program for international student assessment, or "pisa" test, has been given to 15-year- olds in 65 countries every three years since 2000. a way to test and compare performances in reading, math and science. results from 2012 were released today, and, once again, the u.s. hovered near the middle of the pack, lagging in some areas even as other countries advanced. math remains the biggest challenge. 29 other systems had higher average scores than american high schoolers. the u.s. fared better in reading, where it ranked 20th, and in science, ranking 23rd. the best results were in east asia, where students from shanghai, singapore, south korea and japan, among others, placed near the top. pisa results also showed another concern for american teens as well: a smaller percentage of them reached the top levels of proficiency.
forces last month. bernard smith has more from cairo. >> former center of islamic education in egypt has been one of the focal points for people, students protesting the coup that deposed mohamed morsi back in september. there's fighting still ongoing despite the arrests, between students and security forces all day. in fact it seems to have stepped up over the past few days, protests pretty much all the time but yesterday we had a group of women students just outside the university beaten up by local residents and by security forces, we are told. earlier last month we had 21 students facing trial for previous protests at al assad university and we have another 12 students who have been jailed for 17 years for protesting again at that same university. so a considerable crack down by the security forces against the students and at al assad university and they are continuing to protest and they seem to be gathering in intensity. >> thailand will hold its parliamentary plekses o election january 2nd, after yin luck shinawatra has, run the country. wayne hay reports from bangkok. >> the lead
to take a part that have memorial. of course, mandela believed education was the foundation for a new south africa. but 37 years protesting in soweto, apartheid is proving hard to overcome. [ cheering ] >> nelson mandela supporting and encouraging children in school. from the start of his career as an anti-apartheid activist, he placed education is the the center of the struggle. his single priority was develop the nation's education. in 197, the soweto up rising began over being forced to learn afrikaans, the language of the oppressors. noone of the students who rioted now is principal of the school. >> wlater because of they were trying to educate us and we begin to understand why the situation, why the up rising. >> reporter: here the students learn as nelson mandela, to educate black students to the level of their white counter parts, to give them purpose. >> they have struggled to fulfill mandela's vision. schools outside cape town are more typical of the problems that the system is struggling with. activists argue there is now a dangerous gap between the promise of education and
camacho rome herself works on projects under the bulgarian ministry of education to better integrate the roma children into schools. yet at other people voted them publicly about the reason for that is that they don't have the necessary education to get that out. only nine percent of roman and bulgaria has a secondary school education. while success stories but in the community that is mariana are motivating parents to place more importance on education the cost of schooling still leaves an unreachable for most in turn may resort to dig into dumpsters or stealing to get by. further fueling negative perceptions of the community well for now because the school bought the government doesn't do us money for them. it is tough moment. no summons a steal and we can hear the band many initiatives by the bulgarian government and the european union to better integrate the roma community into bulgarian society. however those programs haven't really done much in two thousand and five year called for a decade of roma inclusion doesn't intend to improve the socio economic status means that we lugg
as refugees. in countries like lebanon and jordan, most are not being educated. instead, they are being put to work. this report with images supplied by the u.n. hcr. back home, raging these syrian children have fled to jordan. as the sun goes down at this camp, a game of football. boysy basic playground for and girls who try to earn a living the rest of the time. >> dry bread, can you give me dry bread? >> most shops and small businesses in the area employ children. with their meager salaries they are able to help their families to survive in these difficult times. he is 16. while his parents are in german he fled to lebanon's capital beirut where he works as a mechanic -- while his parents are in jordan. he no longer attends school and will probably not go back. war gave them no choice. >> we were outside the house when the missile hit. my dad was injured. his leg was cut off. our house was destroyed. my father went to jordan to get treated and i came here to lebanon alone. they told us my father's treatment will take a while so i brought my sisters here. i look after them. inmother is wi
mandela and it will be tomorrow at f and b stadium in johannesburg and a belief that education was the only way for people to raise up from poverty and where that legacy stands today. and revolutionary cancer treatment and using one deadly disease to battle another. >> i'm mark and coming up, the afc race is heating up as manning is a leg up on the competition, that is ahead in sports. >>> wintry conditions will improve today but i'm tracking another round of snow for the northeast, i'll have details coming up. >>> al jazeera america continues and thomas and i are back with you in just 2 1/2 minutes. ♪ straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in new orleans... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> from our headquarters in new york, here are the headlines this hour. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> a deal in the senate may be a
there are five things we can do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america >> welcome back, you're watching the news hour in al jazeera. a recap. demanding that the president resign. >>> lebanese government has sent in the army to take control of the northern city of tripoli. prime minister says they will remain there for the next six months. and thailand's prime minister has defended her government amid growing opposition on the street. hospital officials say two protestors were shot and wounded during latest confrontation with police. >>> now it's a multibillion industry that's never out of fashion. but it does have a dark side, tannery officials earn little more than $2 a day. as part of our two part investigation into the industry, rob reynolds went to meet some of the workers in a slum in dacca. >> of the dirty jobs bangladesh is t to survive, these tannery workers are day in and day out amid the rotting corpses of animals. mohamed says he's 14 but lo
stunty for countries through development aid, on fostering education for boys and girls and training and conducting leadership and political capacity training in countries so they can select their own stronger governments. we support regional organizations, the u.s. has been active in asean, an asian regional organization which has increasing number of countries. we have a trade policies, major trading agreements with asia and europe. my dream is that one day soon the middle east will not only recognise israel's right to exist and the palestine state, but will be an economic powerhouse. there's enormous natural and intellectual resources in the middle east. wouldn't it be great if the middle east could trade with europe, asia, latin america, africa and the united states on a fair basis, and everybody could win. >> thoughtful comments. jane harman. appreciate you joining us on "consider this". for more on the middle east and contentious article if women and men can have it all. i'm joined by anne-marie slaughter, former member of the state department, but now a member of the new ameri
much. the education secretary tony called it the picture of stagnation. >> there is a lot of work that needs to be done. >> but to make you feel better these tests aren't that criminal, but the bigger thing to learn is critical thinking. >> higher order thinking. we were just talking about it. >> we were just talking about it. >> it links to reading, comprehension, and hang on to the music, and it links to matthew. >> that's why some advocates say don't freak out about these kinds of tests and comparison because a lot of it based on memorization and the most important is critical thinking. >> thank you. now. >> you've been hearing that detroit has become the largest municipality to file bankruptcy. david, remember us again, how serious are detroit's financial problems? >> it's very serious. it's serious to the point of all the money that the city of detroit takes in to their tax receipts and revenue, $0.40 on the dollar has to go as far as dealing with the debt that detroit has accumulated. if they did nothing that proportion would go up to $0.65 on the dollar. that is money that
, a conversation about charting a different course in the world of higher education. today, spelman's beverly daniel tatum became one of four college presidents and the first from a historically black institution to receive the carnegie corporation's annual leadership award. the foundation cited her work in encouraging women to pursue careers in the so-called stem fields of science, technology, engineering and math and for her decision to drop intercollegiate sports in favor of student health. beverly tatum joins us now from atlanta. welcome, professor at that time up, president tatum. >> thank you so much. in full disclosure carnegie is one of our funders here at the newshour but i want to ask you who has motivated ou to refocus the academic goals at spelman and whether that is applicable elsewhere. >> well, let me begin by saying that at spelman we have been focused on stem education as well as a broader liberal arts focus for many years. and that doesn't begin with me but i'm happy to say that since i've been president at spelman we've been able to keep moving forward at a time when we se
the temporary frustrations of the affordable care roll out. >> a lot of it is education. they don't understand what it is and are afraid to go through the process. >> for andy peak the partial government shutdown created confusion and fear about the affordable care act. >> i didn't want to punch the bottom and sign up to pay $280-$300, adding it to my meagre month to month income. >> as the dust settles counselling from the music heath alliance allowed him to take a look and sign up. he'll pay around $150 a month. and for a career musician, that could allow him to pursue his passion of performing for the rest of his life. >>> the administration says is functional for 80% of users. >>> let's get a look at the morning business headlines. european and u.s. banks are expected to be hit with a fine for manipulating key interest rates. reuters says six bangs will be fined more than $2 million. they rigged bench marks determining the cost of lending from mortgages the banks involved. more regulations will be invoked. banks would be banned from doing anything for their own game. the new
that poverty because she lacks a dicent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own, that should affect all of us. >> it should compel us to action. we are a better country. let me repeat. the combined trends of inceffed inequality pose a fundamental effect. >> republicans were quick to cit size of president's remarks. the income gap is caused by policies claiming that the affordable care act and tougher business regulations encourage company depends on the government. the statistics are telling. from 2009 to 2012 the average engine from the top 1% of earners increased 31%. incomes for the rest of the nation's workers rose by one half of one%. >> thousands of fast-food workers scheduled to last their ship are striking. in 100 cities they are striking, demanding pay. today's strikes are the latest move in a campaign that started last summer. the medium wage is slightly more than $900. >> the workers live in poverty, working in conditions. >> more than two and a quarter americans have non-management jobs with the top 10 fast food chains. anti-government fo
who miss their way to school or simply didn't have access to secondary education the way to bounce back from this summer's that that is the job market with the digital springboard to take a look. that and it's tedious. in adults ages eighteen to twenty five come from deprived neighbourhoods aesthetic appearance. they don't have a diploma and has been an employee for quite awhile. herehey are given the chance to learn a new job during the whole year in a teaching tool industry. in a carnal man. i quit school after my junior year in high school. so i did not graduate can i struggled for four years. and then i worked in sales but then i got bored of them so i thought to myself it's time to find something that suits me. on top of it what's more he's young adults are hired by the association in pd about eight hundred and eighty euro zone month. in exchange their asked to design websites for commercial videos for companies. using computers is second nature to them as they were born in the digital era according to their supervisors all that's left to do is to pass on the known how one mor
best for whom, do airlines like you or do they hate you? >> i educate their customers on how to get the most out of those miles and points. airlines are getting paid billions by credit card companies. the more we can educate people and that they are not loot -- not useless and you should pay attention to loyalty, it can be a win-win for everyone. >> very quickly, are the charge cards that the airlines have, are they a fair deal? >> for certain people, they can be a great deal. in general, if you're looking for a bang for your points, i would look at a card that lets you transfer to a number of different airlines. if one airline does not have the flight you want, you want to be able to transfer to different options. there are a lot of cards out there. that is what i would recommend. >> also, which carrier has the best frequent flyer plan? scarlet fu crunch the numbers from a survey about seat availability. >> southwest and jetblue come out on top. they have rewards for 100% of the requests made. jetblue comes close, 89%. united is high as well. american, about 50%. it has absorbed u.
with a second look at an education story with big implications for both students and teachers. it's about a new set of standards known as the common core. our special correspondent for education, john merrow, reports. >> you glis can start. >> freedom of speech should mean what it mean, freedom of speep, shouldn't be limitations on freedom. >> i disagree. >> reporter: students in the center of the room argue their case. >> but you have no proof. >> 30 seconds. >> 18 members on the side-lines offer support. >> they're passing notes saying you should ask this followup question. or look at this page in your text so that you can reference this piece of evidence to support your idea. >> we have power but we also have power. >> reporter: to prepare theo for the debate the 8th graders have read several articles about freedom of speech. >> you can't just say what you are saying because you feel like that's rightment you need to like have evidence about it. >> you said that the government, that we have more power than the government. >> reporter: teacher erin gary keeps score. >> kids collect points for
monday. dominoes brought up an idea over the summer but gave no education it wanted to deliver via drones. amazon, however, says its serious about its aspirations. this tech writer believes them. >> amazon doesn't do things in small ways. if they are going to deploy this, they want to do it on a wide scale. so presuming technology advances as it has at am zon and the f.a.a. gets its act together, i don't see how this doesn't become very large in about five years. >> here is how it would work. an order is boxed in a nearby warehouse, attached to the drone and off it goes to the delivery address. the device currently allows up to 5 pounds of weight. just one of the technical issues that would have to be addressed according to this law in rob on theics expert? >> how do we make them safe and make sure they are not going to fall out of the sky and run into something? provided those get ironed out, privacy concerns will crop up. >> it should have a privacy plan that's really rigorous. in other words, that you have to articulate to the federal aviation administration, how it intends to did be w
's belts. is it. which poetry is now making it to peace education for young people it's extraordinary it's extremely important test we enjoyed cents at the pieces and epithets. it's really worth supporting and its sin and then at the end of the rotary foundation the cost. i stitched. otway i keep the boys that fill the peace and comfort with it and i couldn't find any opportunity to build up on dates or skills like that place can come to get that chance going. and then set aside. all in. snelling and there's only so much i could do. on the concert tomorrow though the students and people young people were interested in making change a change for the better need to be hearing that this is an important than its chest. test. i was determined to do. we're hoping is that we can make a tangible contribution. the key to overcoming some of these problems. things will be an extremely good will from a tree. just in the coming as perceiving him to come to us this is my life my dedication working for peace locally nationally and internationally. this is just confirming something of interest. many man
assembly or interests pass. activists who educate farmers have been gaoled or arrested. >> translation: the wealth cronies and those that confiscated the land are part of the the government. their interests are deeply entrenched in the conflict. >> the government want to resolve land grab issues and formed a parliamentary committee to look into the matter. one lawyer says the committee scope is limited and the independence curtailed by referring cases back to the administration. >> translation: there are protests by the farmer. if it's not resolved quickly, it can morph and lead into riots. this is a rural community with 70% of the population relying on farmers. land dispute have not resolved to underline the past to political uniformity. >> an olympic gold medal won by jesse owens in the 1930s broke records at an auction. the sale continues an inspiring legacy that mr owens left behind. >> this is one gold medal with a very colourful history. won by jessie owen at the 1936 berlin olympics. it's been snapped up for 1.5 million, the highest paid for an olympic medal and it's not a symbo
. we are putting billions of dollars into a program which will bring to them education, which will bring to them health, electricity and running water and sewage and all of the other basic amenities which you and i expect of the -- of our authorities to give us. >> tpolicy of moving the bedoui won't become law until the kin he isset passes it. the bedouin says they are determined to stay. israel is unlikely to change their position. there is much more ahead on al jazeera america, including fighting childhood obesity. a new way to get children to lose those extra pounds. >>> being healthy can be fun. >> that's what one doctor is trying to teach kids. morgan radford explains. >> i am not your average doc. exercise is. >> he is known as the hip-hop doc, teaching kids how to eat healthier and he is doing it to a beat. >> a neurologist. >> doctor williams flings born in nigeria. when he came do new york city, he saw the need for a community based approach to healthcare. >> we focus many more resources on healing, on fixing problems than preventing them from starting >> reporter: so
of the sixth sense, says there are five things we can do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america >> anest natean estimated 131 mn americans have gone online and spent big bucks. sales could top $2 billion. that would be a cyberrecord and 20% more than a year ago. online growth has been bigger than growth at bricks and mortar stores. and david strawser said it's been an especially hard year for retailers. >> the low-and middle-class has been tough this year. the housing sector has done well. home depot and lowes has done well. the rest of retail has really struggled. >> joining us is stephanie humphrey tech lifestyle writer for" efor welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> so how does this change over time? >> i don't think it's going to happen any time soon, either. i think what you're going to see is more of that technology integration kind of into the overall shopping experience. >> can bricks and mortar stores do anything to turn the tren
this is highly unusual. >> the director of the sixth sense, says there are five things we can do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america excessive speed may be to blame a train off the rails and data recorder shows the train was going three times faster than it should have been. a monumentel ruling for the motor city, a judge decides if detroit can file for bankruptcy today. resignation rejected, thailand's prime minister refuses to step down as antigovernment protesters storm her office building. and protection from poachers, how the illegal ivory trade is threatening elephants. ♪
education needs to be improved. whether you are going to get a lot of social media used as actually reading the attorney general's guidance, that's a separate question. but i think as part of the measure of art, education in schools as well, hopefully that will help to reduce the problems we have seen recently. >> that's fine for countries like england and whales, but of course, internationally, it's a separate problem, so the laws don't apply to anybody who is tweeting about a british case but from abooed, and it's very difficult to regulate that, isn't it? >> yes. >> particularly when there are different laws in different countries. >> yes, exactly. that is a major problem. it has an impact on high profile cases which would attract international interest. but there are those high-profile celebrities, politicians, companies, et cetera, and it's difficult, and you look at the position in the u.s., where, you know, prosecution for publication of -- of these sorts of comments for contempt of court is very, very limited and that is a massive problem, and i think one really interesting example
to be a teacher? >> it's an awesome feeling to have brought up children in the multi-racial education society and they have proved that they can make it out there? >> did you have that opportunity? >> no. >> the family is raising a black child and their community, while not fully integrated is more diverse. >> it's not only blacks, only whites. eyes are open. >> today was a national day of prayer and reconciliation anna katrada new man dela for years, including two decades in prison. >> with freedom comes responsibility. freedom did not fall from heaven. >> today, they did say good buy and thanked the man who gave their children the diverse future they never had. >> as perussia put it to me today she was thanking mandel a for creating a special currents tree for her children do -- country for her children to grow up in. >> new mexico new mexico visited l.a. in 1990 after his release from prison. it's a visit that still r resonates with many today. brian rooney has more >> reporter: they remembered new mexico new mexico all day here at the first ame church in los angeles. they say they have f
that today or tomorrow. the operator did survive. he was injured. educated that he tried to apply the brakes, that the train was coming into the curve quickly and he tried to apply the brakes. they want to see what that operator has to say. the speed in that part of the rail should have been 30 miles an hour. the train would have needed to slow from 70-mile an hour on the straight away to that 30 miles an hour. did that happen? investigators will be back on the rails today to try to look at the rails and the crumbled cars themselves to see what they can learn from that. >> ok. lisa stark reporting to us from washington. thank you. >> metro north has been working to prevent accidents. we have a look at some prior accidents in the mta history. >> it carries more than 82 million people a year, which is the busiest in the country. it's part of new york's metropolitan transportation authority. it is a system of subways, buses and commuters trains. the deadliest crash was in 1918 when a subway driver lost control in brooklyn. the last time passengers were killed in an m.t. the a. crash was 1991 wh
're not going to hurt the budgets of education because we are an education modulated government and of course health and welfare. these are the budgets that we are going to try to keep the way they are. we think there's some room for some cuts in the defense budget. not too much unfortunately. we live in a very shaky neighborhood it's very detailed. in this god is in the details. >> the federal reserve is now saying that this is over and that's causing a great deal of volatility in the markets. how will that impact the israeli market? >> first, foremost, 26, 27% of these exports are to the united states so this is immediate. it's a good thing that we have this separated. i mean, 26% to the united states, 30 something to europe and the rest to the far east and the rest of the world which means we are balancing the way that one area of the world is in trouble or collapsing or the second 2008 is happening, we are better protected against this, but the united states is the biggest sister. whatever happens there influences us. of course, we were following bernanke's policies and we, like the rest
hundred students at the university and one he claimed of topics including education exchange programs and the uk its visa policy later he is expected to hold meetings with the late on experience in shanghai to promote bilateral trade ties on monday county showed his support for the famous british brand gather land rover satisfactory. he later spoke at the uk chinese business and it's made clear his desire for a tiny eu deal catherine safin said he was the first european leader to champion said the deal had discussed the issue with other eu member states the deal would address the services little eye patients and better intellectual property rights protection. we allow cctv america has spoken to bruce's stokes the director of global economic package used at pew research center. still it has some analysis on the likelihood of an eu china trade deal and an outlook on tiny uk economic relations probably appealing to a base in britain we know incarcerated pew that the british are overwhelmingly supported free trade. eighty seven percent i bought the highest in the world. um there's a lot o
the number of women with education and skills is rising. many people still believe a women's place is in her home. the rolls turkey so he enrolled in a focus on training course to get off work on top. this in new delhi with her parents and two brothers. or in some killer on his monthly income one hundred pretty colors the family really cute sky joshi want a job so she can contribute to the household budget. and her brothers schooling. the situation is not easy. he often meets with friends to stop job information. there are also looking for permanent comment many physicians are temporary. it was nine. i even got chance to expand its place your day. it was a new home and come check on your mind. always ensure she wants a stable income. she hasn't read. she wanted to attend medical school. julie don't they. i want to be a doctor an especially high tension this mother support strict orders ambition. she herself had no choice but to become a housewife. indeed it was denied the long juicy tidbit i couldn't of my generation i please have it tonight. also on the client the issues and it depends on y
. a lot of people bringing their children down because they want to educate about the man and the vital role that he played in this country's history. tis is the house where nelson mandela first lived with his first wife evelyn and their children. he stayed with his former wife winnie mandela and their two daughters. she stayed in the house for much of the 27 years that he was in prison, isolated, separated from each other. this is where the police came all the time, intimidating her, raiding the house and harassed her. she was the subject of banning orders and sent to live in a remote area in an effort to try to separate her from the party, from the a.n.c. her and the family devastated by the loss of their beloved family member, close family member for them, but somebody millions of south africans and around the world feel they know personally as well. >> tania paige in south africa. thank you. lots more on the website. it's words a visit - watch a documentary featuring stories of people who knew nelson mandela. >> most of the attackers who
from oven educated middle classes ups and run the country and they say that the meaning of the foreign press in the foreign mass of onlookers outside see this as some of the staff at the democracy they say what kind of democracy do you want and this and as a long standing tradition in thailand where the leak has been involved in politics are looking up to the palace in the nutrient but even that to support the political process that they say that the comment to the monks his stance has been totally corrupted and they cannot trust elections of the moment because that will be pulled by a texan and his political machine. is the last reporting from bangkok thailand isn't the only country hit by protests. hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in kiev on sunday the protesters angry over the government's decision to ditch a landmark pact with the european union. this in favor of closer ties to russia. people are expected to take to the streets yet again today as the opposition seeks to keep the heat on president viktor yanukovich with a cure is bound to compassion. demonstrators fac
social unrest the government gives malays better opportunities and employment education and many of the fields. today more on top of the countries listed firms are really needs to be the moment affiliate and most are wrong by malays one benefit chile is the construction industry talks are some out as an organization of about thirty five thousand builders of ethnic and molly are aging such firms and when national works project exclusively if they got home and so desires. they're also given preference and sub contracting. the bpo centers are discussing whether to on the old flooring and the sound of domestic firms to bid on the same conditions for works projects of us up and scale. if this becomes the rule my lazy eye that sees more foreign bidders swinging large contracts chinese malays and companies could also gain a larger share of some contracts a stay at the expense of molly run firms. michael and sarah my men with guns and it did ppa. the mud resign. we of vetting of eighty one. until last fall out is one of them most local t p p l one and it's the former prime ministers sti
. and that is what we are doing. we are putting billions into a program which will bring to them education, health, electricity and running water and sewerage and the basic immunities which you and i expect of our authorities to give us. the policy of moving the bedouin will not become law until the kin es et passes it. it is expected to happen soon. the bedouins are determined to stay. israel is unlikely to change its position. >> the nfl regular season winds down. week 13 is separating the contenders from the pretenders. real-life imitates hollywood. fans remember "fast and furious" star paul walker who died in a fiery crash. "fast and furious" not in the conversation >> paul walker's autopsy is being delayed. it's being postponed to wait for dental records. walker is known for the "fast and furious." he died in a fiery car crash outside los angeles. officials say the body was unidentifiable after being badly burnt. walker's fans are honouring his life. his latest project "fast and furious vii" will be put on hold. >> ross is here with sport. a wild day in the nfl. >> teems lighting up the scor
and use different technology for specific purpos purposes. some educators warn that nurseries are falling into the trap of displacing traditional learning and play activities with high tech alternatives. the challenge for daycare centers now is trying to combine both. making children as comfortable with the mouse as they are with the pencil. >> rescue operation under way to reach migrants trapped on a fi fishing boat off the coast of southern italy. the shows the ship struggling in gale force winds. >>> a fire running through a garment factory killing seven people. it happened in a loft where workers were sleeping in a dorm tore. many people work in unsafe continues. the wreckage of a police helicopter which crashed into a crowded glasgow pub in scotland is being removed. investigators say the pilot did not make any emergency calls before the crash. nine people were killed, but there could be more bodies buried inside the building. >>> french police say they've broken up a huge arm smuggling ring. let's get more from jackie who has been following the story. jackie, it sounds like it was q
's name means western education is forbidden. it sames to throw -- overthrow the government and to -- establish an islamic estate. one of their worst attacks came two years ago when a series of bombs targeted churches on christmas day. >>> hakeem josef is in scotland and says that the attack shows that the nigerian security forces are ineffective. >> there are the police, there is the security services. we have more than four security agencies in in nigeria. it is then extremely strange that a couple of -- hundreds of people could launch an early-morning attack in such a situation. it shows that the activities of the government is not being lead by intelligence, which is very key in situations of insecurity as [ inaudible ] by the boca haram crisis. what has been happening is when there is an attack by boca haram the government launches a counterattack usually on the civilian population. amnesty international highlighted this. nigeria's body for security in the -- during the military era, until -- even more so continuing during a civil democratic regime ostensibly has only g
feeling to have brought up children in the multiracial education society and they've proofed that they can make it out. >> when did you have that opportunity? >> no. >> he's three years old. >> now the family is raising a black child and their community while not fully integrated is a little more diverse. >> only blacks only whites only colored. >> size is -- >> today was a national day of prayer and reconciliation. amed was in 67 years including two decades in prison. >> madiba himself said, with freedom comes responsibility. freedom did not fall from heaven. >> they said good-bye to that man who gave them their freedom. >> as perusha was thanking mandela for creating a special country for her children to grow up in. nick schiffrin, al jazeera, soutsouthafrica. >> the deal is done for u.s. airways and american airlines. an air giant, what it could mean for travelers next. a remarkable breakthrough in the treatment of cancer. >> just a miracle... >> people who had no hope now tell their extraordinary stories. >> i thought i was gonna die... on america tonight on al jazeera america every su
advocate from abbvie for one-to-one support and education. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? you give them the giggles. tylenol cold® helps relieve your worst cold and flu symptoms. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. tylenol cold®. some airline passengers who flew us airways express from austin, texas, to phoenix, arizona, on saturday say they're being urged to get tested for tb. a man hon was thought to have active tuberculosis was reportedly taken off the flight before it reached the gate. this was at sky harbor airport. now, the cdc says "no infectious disease has been confirmed." we're going to having a conversation how much of a risk was it is next on "cnn newsroom." to glasgow, scotland. air accident investigators say the police helicopter that crashed into a busy pub over the weekend did not issue
, and what else can i do. you've got to look at whether it's a different type of education, a different type of training, whether it's using your skill set in a totally different way, but you've got to be accountable to yourself that you may not be as good in the field you were in as you thought you were, and you've got to try something else. melissa: let's people a couple good things to do to get started. you say connect with 15 new contacts on linkedin. does that really work? >> it really does. the key is the problem isn't people sending out linkedin invitations and having people accept them, the real issue is people get lazy, and they don't think, and they stop. once you get those connections made, you need to follow up with those people in a professional way, a phone call or an e-mail, and set up a coffee or a meeting with them just to talk and expand your network face to face. it's very easy for somebody to click the accept button and then discount you from their memory. melissa: few contacts with a total straipger, you know -- stranger, you know, linkedin -- >> well, it's not necessari
your public television station to ask for your support. and that sueactions from state education officials. >> woodruff: finally tonight: this year's national book award for fiction went to a novel that re-tells a very familiar story from american history with a thoroughly new twist. jeff is back with that. >> brown: "i was born a colored man and don't you forget it. but i lived as a colored woman for 17 years." the words of kansas-born slave henry or henrietta schackleford who in the novel "the good lord bird" becomes one of the rag-tag followers of the abolitionist john brown and survives to tell of the raid on harper's ferry. this is the third novel by james mcbride. he's also author of the bestselling memoir, "the color of water: a black man's tribute to his white mother." first, congratulations to you. >> thank you very much. >> so the story has been written and written about in nonfiction and fiction. you, what, felt you had something more to tell? >> well, i wanted to tell it in a funny way and i wanted people to, you know, know about them. and i wanted-- i tried to come u
time, we have educated the market. >> let's bring in the latest development from thailand as prime minister yingluck shinawatra saying she will dissolve parliament. we are also heading to mumbai to gauge market reaction to state elections. ♪ >> hello, everybody. this is "on the move." prime minister changes tactics in thailand. given way toop has a rally across asia for stocks led by japan. rate expectations, what will sri lanka do? woman's from now, we hear from the central bank governor. let's get it straight to john and have a look at what is happening with this rally in asia and what is behind it. >> we have good figures out of the u.s. on friday. 200-3000 jobs added. that is encouraging. we have china figures out, exports far better than forecast. japan's gdp, not encouraging unfortunately. china, the u.s., that is the foundation for asia. australia, a bit of the kleins. -- declines. see -- taiwann up. nikkei driven by the lower yen. we have hang seng up by 0.5%. shanghai also seeing gains. we have malaysia -- let's look at hong kong. look at the different areas. we have ame
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will be buried in qunu, his home village, it was be a small affair. people will learn to educate the yawning as to whoa he was. >> it's are remarkable scope. what are the messages coming in from religious leaders? >> well, you can put it simply. from father sebastian at the largest catholic church in soweto, he told me a couple of hours ago that nelson mandela paved the way. now we need to walk it. his sermon is we can live back to the past, let's take what he did and move ahead. that's a basic message religious leaders are having over the country. here in soweto all the reflection and prayers is manifesting itself in a massive and joyful street scope. we have seep seen parade, dancing and sipping. >> it's quite a scene. a week of ceremonies before nelson mandela's burial next sunday. today is a day of prayer outside of nelson mandela's home. a memorial will be held on tuesday with leaders from around the world, including president obama and former presidents, george w. bush, jimmy carter and bill clinton. >> a map who defended his imprisonment is speaking out about his leg as yip. when man
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